Graduate Admissions Counselor

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Graduate Admissions Counselor

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Graduate Admissions Counselor, Seattle, Washington serves an integral part of the growth of Khoury College of Computer Sciences at our regional campuses, with a particular focus on increasing domestic enrollment of the College's Align Program. Align allows intellectually curious students to earn a Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) regardless of their undergraduate degree and background. In so doing, Align is broadening participation by women and underrepresented minorities in the computing field.

Working as a key member of Khoury's national recruitment team and under the supervision of the Director of Community Relations and Recruitment the Admissions Counselor is responsible for finding domestic prospective student (lead generation) and supporting them throughout the discovery and admissions process, consistently rooted in a strong customer service orientation (nurturing).

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities:

Recruit and support for all Khoury programs and domestic students with focus on Align programs

Seattle recruiting is primary however part of national recruitment team and provide support as needed

Stay embedded with Seattle campus community while staying flexible working with small fluid recruitment team of Khoury College

Ability and willingness to jump in where needed to support a small agile team

Stay flexible and fluid as a collaborative team player

Work closely with Director and recruiting and marketing division to establish quarterly recruitment goals to help move needle in diversity

Manage small group of Khoury Graduate Student Ambassadors

Work collaboratively with student ambassador for cross student support

Led generation
Run own regional events + support national events

Stay active as Seattle lead for developing a plan for engagement/outreach at feeder colleges and universities, suggest community partners to engage

Develop and shepherd community partners (ex: Rainer Scholars, WSOS and etc.)

Collaborate with other campus recruiter(s) to develop and align with recruitment strategy

Coordinate, manage and present at recruiting events (on-ground and online)

Organize multicultural and diversity-focused recruitment activities and events, working in collaboration with College and University recruitment marketing teams

Conduct recruiting events on-campus and virtually to recruit graduate students, including admission webinars, campus visits and tours, open houses and information sessions

Deliver presentations in undergraduate classrooms and other small group settings

Nurture
Nurture prospective leads and applicant pipeline to matriculation

Responsible to follow recruitment communication plan and workflow and provide timely respond to new inquires throughout the week

Respond to inquiries on process, curriculum, scholarships & financial aid, etc.

Develop and maintain relationships with local universities, community organizations, guidance counselors, community college transfer centers and other key influencers

Prepare and maintain records and reports related to assigned activities.

Maintain student data into systems, and run reports and perform analysis as needed

Performs routine clerical, office and data entry tasks as needed.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required; Five years of experience in admissions and/or recruitment; Experience in counseling/advising graduate students; Experience in presenting to small and large audiences; Customer service, sales or marketing experience with personal interaction; Familiarity with CRM (salesforce preferred) and student tracking systems; Experience working in higher ed.; Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills; Ability to work independently, remotely and in-person, as part of a team; Capacity to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends; Willingness to travel is necessary; Must be able to lift at least 20 pounds, move furniture and be able to physically set up rooms for meetings/events; Proficiency with MS Office and customer management systems

Salary Grade:
10

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see ; Proficiency with MS Office and customer management systems

Salary Grade:
10

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


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